Fraudsters pretending to be BC Hydro representatives are threatening to disconnect small business owners" power unless they send in cash cards, prepaid credit cards or even bitcoin right away. Colin Mackintosh, owner of Trans National Art in Langley, B.C., said he almost was fooled by one such scammer. My partner hands me the phone and this fellow says to me that he"s outside, he works with BC Hydro and he has a disconnect notice," Mackintosh said.

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